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The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and 35 kidney care organizations wrote to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, JD, to express their strong support and gratitude for the formation of KidneyX, a public-private partnership to accelerate innovation in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases.

In 2016, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report highlighting that Medicare spent $33.9 billion to manage kidney failure through Medicare’s End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) program—more than 7 percent of all Medicare spending in 2015.[1]